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About Me

I have always been and am currently dedicated to the practice of criminal defense.


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Practice Areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Carl. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Donald John Ramsell

    I highly recommend this attorney if you hace been arrested in Baton Rouge.


    Donald Ramsell DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

7904 Wrenwood Boulevard, Suite C
Baton Rouge, LA, 70809


LAEligible to practice law200509/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyers in LouisianaThe Legal Network2013
Lead Counsel RatedLaw Info2012
Dean's ListCentenary College of Louisiana1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Carl Barkemeyer2010 - Present
AttorneyEast Baton Rouge Parish Public Defender's Office2008 - 2009
AttorneyCaddo Parish Public Defender's Office2006 - 2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2014 - Present
Baton Rouge Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Highland Road Boxing ClubDirector2009 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v. TriggsN/A
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
News InterviewDNA Collection Database2013
News InterviewProposed DWI Tracking Database2012
News InterviewStamp Tax Law on Drug Dealers2012
News InterviewProbable Cause to Arrest2011